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Elizabeth Clarkson, known as Charlotte's \"Bird Lady\" until her death in 1988, created Wing Haven Gardens and Bird Sanctuary. She had designed her house and had it built in Charlotte before she arrived from Texas as a new bride in 1927. However, all that surrounded it was barren Carolina clay. She set about creating the formal gardens, duck ponds, and woodlands that today are managed by the Wing Haven Foundation, Inc.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p68-70, 72, il Periodical Website
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New Bern's Tryon Palace is marking the 50th year since it was reconstructed. The 18th-century manor house of Royal Governor William Tryon burned in 1798. The building is an exact reproduction built from the original plans. Harrison describes the gardens designed by William Morley that surround the structure.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p74-76, 78, il Periodical Website
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President John F. Kennedy handpicked James E. Webb, a native of Tally Ho near Oxford in Granville County, to lead the NASA mission to land Americans on the moon by the end of the 1960s.
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The Daniel Boone Native Gardens in Boone was designed to preserve Appalachian flora on a three-acre site. The garden is one of three public gardens in the state overseen and supported by the Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p86-88, 90, il Periodical Website
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Burgaw, county seat of Pender County and home to the North Carolina Blueberry Festival, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p22-24, 26, il, map Periodical Website
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In this continuing series on the best walks to take in North Carolina, Setzer describes a walk around the historic town of Halifax in Halifax County.
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Jeff and Crim Bassett of Stecoah in Graham County make all-natural beeswax candles that are adorned with flowers from their garden. Crim Bassett had been making the standard shaped candle for many years, but wanted to do something different. In 1996, they hit on the idea of beeswax globes. After much research, their globe candle idea became reality.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p124-126, 128-129, il Periodical Website
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Thompson describes the Flora Macdonald Gardens located at Red Springs. Dr. Charles Vardell, the founder and first president of Red Springs Seminary, which later became Flora Macdonald College in 1916, and the force behind its creation. He did not want a formal garden, but one that encouraged pleasant meandering.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p92-94, 96-97, il Periodical Website
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In Winston-Salem, lovers of hot dogs know there are none finer than those served at the Little Red Caboose, an old railcar that once did service on the Norfolk and Western Railroad. Bill Horn opened the business on July 5, 1977.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p136-139, il Periodical Website
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Jackson describes a weekend trip to the North Carolina mountains to see three gardens that show off their springtime blooming. They are The Burlington Center (Hendersonville); The Botanical Gardens at Asheville (Asheville); the Haywood Community College (Clyde).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p108-112, 114, il Periodical Website
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Silcox-Jarrett describes Fayetteville's Cape Fear Botanical Garden, a seventy-nine-acre community garden located along the Cape Fear River that blends formal beds with the natural environment.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p100-102, 104-105, il Periodical Website
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Tate describes the Carolina Lily, a circa 1890 farmhouse in Salisbury that is surrounded by gardens and two cottages containing all kinds of new and old items.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p80-82, 84, il Periodical Website
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Moore discusses the Greenville Choral Society which is celebrating its fortieth year of creating music for themselves and the community.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p120-123, il, por Periodical Website
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